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Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of lower manhattan remains dark, and the city subways and commuter rails which bring millions to work etch day have just barely begun to return to service. with some tunnels still full of seawater the damage will not be repaired overnight. two days after sandy made landfall emergency officials report at least 63 dead, including as many as 30 in new york and eight in new jersey. 6 million homes and businesses in 17 states without power. including around 650,000 in new york city alone. and costs to the country's economy estimated between $10 billion and $20 billion and growing. we're going to talk about the political, economic and environment implications of hurricane sandy for the next two hours, including how this natural disaster has linked this year's prominent foes, president obama andries and chris christie. both told reporters that they were determined to repair and rebuild the damage even as they praised each other's forms the crisis. >> the things we need to do is to make sure power is restored as quickly as possible. make sure people have clean drinking water hospitals are taken ca
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Oct 31, 2012 9:00pm EDT
, we go to fox news jonathan hunt, live in hoboken, new jersey, across the river from lower manhattan. >> reporter: it is a desperate situation for many here in hoboken, what happened is water of hudson river, here, surged up the slight slope. just off the river bank, then downward on to streets that are essentially at or below the level of the river, those streets, maybe remain cover -- many remain covered by water, national guard arrived today, going residence to residence, getting peoe out by trucks, and many cases boat. we spoke with a few who said they were stuck, trapped in their apartment buildings, since the storm hit on monday night. a very difficult situation for them, we saw one lady coming off of one of those trucks in a wheelchair. a awful experience they have gone through in last 48 hours. a lot of businesses and offices reopening in manhattan issue but for many who live here in new jersey and have to get there, it is almost impossible to. the traffic jams men it took people 6 hours to go the few short miles from hoboken to manhattan today there is no new jersey transit,
Nov 1, 2012 1:00am PDT
of stairs, if you can imagine. and now traffic in manhattan jammed solid. the subways expected to start to come on-line tomorrow, but in a very, very limited way. people now jamming buses or simply walking. things are improving slightly in places. but this crisis is far from over and it is evolving almost minute by minute. we have all of the angles starting with president obama and new jersey governor chris christie. with the election near but the disaster now two political rivals joined hands and got to work. they saw a shoreline battered beyond recognition, almost beyond belief. mile after mile of destruction. home after home, life after life. on the ground at a local shelter no political complications, just simple need and promises from each man to meet it. >> governor christie, throughout this process, has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul in to making sure the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. i want
Nov 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
to be speaking live with the president of the manhattan borough. there's lots going on including a huge debate in new york city right now over whether or not that marathon should take place this weekend as scheduled. lots to talk about. what's going on in lower manhattan specifically when we come back. questions? ne hanyoe occasional nstipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? . e philli' colon al probiotic cap each day helpde against these digestive issues with three strains d bacteria. aroved! fema annve theer egular life. phillips'. fema annve theer egular life. ♪... ♪... ♪... choose the perfect hotel humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up, but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your policy when you get married, move into a new house... [crash!] or add a car to your policy. don't forget to ask about saving up to 10% when you combine your auto and home insurance with libe
Nov 24, 2012 6:30pm EST
pretty well. >> we're taping this interview on november 50. i was in lower manhattan last night. i had a lot of trouble connecting on my ipad and on my cell phone. is that still do to sandy? >> there are still areas -- areas that do not have power in the boroughs and lower manhattan that to not have power. there will be a time period before we get back up to full capacity again. that is not for lack of trying. it is important to remind people that the folks the run these companies are also consumers, family members. their goal is to make sure these networks are up and running, personally and professionally. as folks moved out of their houses, one of the employees' houses were destroyed, they move to the company quarters, to the store fronts to run their operations from there. it is an effort, when you see a storm of this magnitude, it is really an effort to get things back to status quo. >> christopher guttman-mccabe, your industry prevented or fought fcc recommendations that there be back up power at cell on as, and las tweek on a blt k blog post you said that eight hour and mandated
Oct 31, 2012 11:35pm PDT
in lower manhattan slowly starting to turn on again. across the hudson, however, many people are still under duress. in hoboken, nearly a quarter of the city is under water, street after street, flooded and most of the city is without power. 20,000 people are stranded in their homes tonight. and after repeated appeals from the mayor, the national guard finally showed up today, providing a safe passage out. my abc news colleague alex perez spoke to people who had been trapped. >> it's scary. you don't know how long you're going to be stuck here. you don't know how you're going to get out of town. >> you can't find out what's going on anywhere else. we've been in a little island. >> reporter: elsewhere in the city, fire trucks were delivering food and supplies to people still sheltering in place. people charging their ipods, even coffee machines by generator. in at land take city today, new jersey governor chris christie and president obama toured the state's battered coast. they stopped at a community center, where at its peak, 200 people found shelter. 50 still remain. a political odd
Nov 2, 2012 1:00am PDT
surrounding manhattan are still flooded and almost half of the island is still without power so trains are running in sections. that means they are running in places but does mean you sometimes get where you need to go and sometimes you just get part of the way there. the outer boroughs getting into manhattan often means getting off the subway and getting on to buses that travel on to the island by bridge. this is what the lines for the buses looked like around 10:45 this morning well after the height of the morning rush. however tough and resilient new yorkers are, and they are, there's not a single new yorker anywhere who is hoping that this is the new normal. joining us now is the governor of new york state, andrew cuomo. governor cuomo, thank you very much for taking the time to join us tonight. i know it's a sacrifice for you. >> no, it's my pleasure to be with you. >> i understand you just got off the phone with president obama. can i ask what you two are discussing and how the coordination is going? >> i'll give you three guesses, rachel. he wanted an update on the storm and he
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
is a community on the rockaway peninsula east of manhattan, and it is the bluest of blue-collar neighborhoods. many of the residents here are new york city firefighters or cops. let us show you what breezy point looked like before. rows of houses just a block or two from the beach. this is what the neighborhood looks like now. governor andrew cuomo walked the ground today and heard remarkable stories of heroism. the fire started about 11:00 when the hurricane was at its height. by the time firefighters made their way here, water pipes were bursting, and there was little pressure in the hydrants. they laid hoses in the rising water and used the flood to fight the fire. f.d.n.y. assistant chief joseph fifier is the assistant. >> fire flames shooting up in the air 100 feet, and moving quickly to the west, driven by the hurricane. >> pelley: you had winds of something like 80 miles an hour blowing this fire. >> exactly, and winds coming off the ocean, very intense flames blowing from the southeast, so we had two fronts of fire that we had to deal with. >> pelley: you know, when it comes to reside
Nov 1, 2012 2:30am PDT
seaboard still without electricity. in new york city, half of manhattan is pourlewerless, the travel situation is getting into motion. limited subway station resumes in areas where the tunnels are not flooded. governor cuomo declared a transportation emergency which suspends fares on all mass transit. limited flights expected to resume at laguardia airport at 7:00 a.m. today. the situation remains dicey in other parts of the city. bellevue hospital, the city's top trauma center is now shut down. last night the hospital safely evacuated the remaining 300 patients after fuel pumps to backup generators failed. we followed two days of around the clockwork to keep that power running. at one point employees made a 14-floor human chain to get buckets of fuel up to the generators. but with major flooding still in the basement, officials say it could be two to three weeks at least before bellevue is anywhere close to normal. but again, those evacuations were safe. directly across the river from manhattan in hoe beck boken, ne jersey, 150,000 people without power in and around the area. electr
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. con edison says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands of people in manhattan. here in new jersey police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time since the storm. for many, it was an emotional homecoming. >> upset we lost everything here and there's nothing we can do. >> reporter: he says the water rose three feet high in his stafford township home. he spent the afternoon throwing away all of his goods. >> i didn't have much left. >> reporter: damage from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. a little bit of good news on the personal side. coming to work tonight, i found a service station with no line. amazing. fork river, garden state parkway, if you can get there now. terrell? >> considering what we've seen throughout the day yesterday and throughout the week, really, that's great news. randall, thanks. appreciate it. thank you so much. >>> mo
Oct 31, 2012 10:00pm PDT
are in hoboken, new jersey across from manhattan. the fallout from sandy still coming. andrew cuomo is expected to address the media shortly. we will monitor what he says and bring you late details should the governor make news. this is after a day of running the generator the rooftop generators with buckets of fuel from the basement passed hand to hand up 13 flights of stairs if you can imagine and now traffic in manhattan jammed solid. the subways expected to start to come on-line tomorrow, but in a very, very limited way. people now jamming buses or simply walking. things are improving slightly in places. but this crisis is far from over and it is evolving almost minute by minute wchl have all of the angles starting with president obama and new jersey governor chris christie. with the election year but the disaster now two political rivals joined hands and got to work. they saw a shoreline battered beyond recognition, almost beyond belief. mile after mile of destruction. home after home, life after life. on the ground at a local shelter no political complications, just simple need and promis
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, the strange, dark and powerless world that lower manhattan has become. >> my neighbors have been wonderful. >> and across the river, we ride along with one very hands-on mayor. >> we've got some diapers. i hope these are going to fit. >> we also travel to the devastated jersey shore to see what remains of a treasured way of life. >> i first walked these boards holding my dad's hands when i was a little kid. >> tonight, following this massive storm and as the crisis it has triggered enters a new phase, we'll cover it all as "rock center" gets under way. >>> good evening and welcome to "rock center." we have an enormous area of this country including the most densely populated region of the united states in the grips of an enormous and ongoing crisis tonight. this is another dark, cold night for millions of people and just today for a lot of people, things started feeling a little unhinged because some of the machinery of a civil society has stopped working. houses are ripped apart, people don't have power, they can't buy gasoline. kids aren't going to school. some don't have access to food
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
the search pretty well. >> we are taking this interview on november 15. i was in lower manhattan last night and had a lot of trouble connecting on my ipod and cell phone. is that still due to hurricane sandy? >> yes, there are still areas in the boroughs that don't have power. in those instances, using 100,000 gallons of fuel a day. that is just one carrier with 1500 generators are going. so there will be a time. back before we get back up to low capacity again. but that is not for a lack of trying. it's important to remind people that the folks that run these companies are also actually consumers and family members. their goal is to make sure that these networks are up and running. i think the ec that. some employees and their houses were destroyed. they moved into company corners and they moved into the storefronts, they are running their operations and it is in effort when you have a storm of this magnitude, to get everyone back to the status quo. >> host: the fcc recommendations, last week on a blog post, it was said that eight hour mandated backup power would not have been feasible bec
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
. the substation explodes. lower manhattan is plunged into darkness. mayor bloomberg said could it be days before power is restored. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing in front of the entrance to new york's fdr drive. this is one of the areas that remains flooded after the storm. down at the jersey shore the devastation is even worse. president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from superstorm sandy. the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government would do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we'll follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away the search for traps or missing people on staten island continued. nypd rescued six people from roof troops on wednesday. there are signs of life is returning to normal in new york city. all three airports are open as of today as is the new york stock exchange and broadway shows. problems still persist. traffic in the city is nothing sho
Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
socorro recorren las zonas devastadas. >>> se habla de dos ciudades, la parte alta de manhattan y la otra a partir de la calle 39 hacia el sur que no tiene luz ni agua y que para medio millÓn de personas los efectos del huracÁn continÚan. >>> me levanto con dolor en los huesos. tengo un frÍo en el cuerpo, tengo que estar con dos batas de lana. >>> los choferes buscan gasolina como aguja en un pajar en los escasos lugares abiertos. >>> la policÍa tuvo que vigilar la larga espera e impaciencia. >>> vuelta y vuelta, mira que estÁ vacÍo. >>> medio millÓn de personas en el bajo manhattan viven como en una zona de guerra. >>> vamos de puerta en puerta en las zonas afectadas, en el proceso encontramos mÁs vic vÍctimas admite el alcalde. la propia policÍa tuvo que hacer sus reuniones de trabajo en las calles por inundaciones en las comisarÍas. >>> este hombre lucha por ayudar a sus inquilinos. >>> que no puede bajar por la escalera, los doctores no la pueden venir a visitar porque no hay transporte. >>> los bancos del norte de maneman manhattan se han convertido en abastecedores de di
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
's massive subway system is roaring back to life. except in hard-hit manhattan. >> more power is being restored to that area, as well. that's where we find abc's mark greenblatt once again this morning. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning to you. right now, the death toll from hurricane sandy stands at a grisly 74. and over in new jersey, there's a looming threat ona and ongoine from ruptured natural gas lines. but in this neighborhood in lower manhattan, the lights are on for the first morning since sandy struck. the nation's largest public transit system will begin rolling again this morning, but with limited service. some tunnels and stations remain flooded. and power is still out in much of downtown. but the lights began to turn back on in some areas near wall street. still, subways won't run yet to the city's financial district. traffic clogged the streets as people returned to work. new york city mayor bloomberg announced only vehicles with three or more occupants will be allowed to enter manhattan between 6:00 a.m. and midnight. as new york rebounds, new jersey is stru
Nov 2, 2012 2:30am PDT
to manhattan, just started run. there are still no trains running from low 34th street where half of manhattan remains this morning in the dark. so the millions of new yorkers who depend on subways are now waiting, as you can see in these pictures, in long lines for city buses. for those who drive into the new york city area, the lines stretched for miles yesterday. enough to make you turn around and stay home. in an effort to ease gridlock in the city, the mayor has ordered all vehicles entering manhattan must have at least three passengers. that stands for the rest of the week. there are check points set up on the way into the city with cars not meeting the three-person rule being turned away. and you're only beginning to make your way to new york, if you're lucky, to find gas or cars. about 80% of new jersey stations are either without power or without fuel. those that do have gas are facing nearly impossible demand. both new jersey senators now asking president obama and the federal government for emergency fuel supply. today, secretary of homeland security janet napolitano is expected to
Nov 1, 2012 4:30pm PDT
've been cooped up inside. >> i was supposed to be in lower manhattan today, near sort of battery park, bowling green for a couple of meetings. obviously, those have been postponed. but most people have been very flexible. they're sort of emailing me, i'm emailing them. >> reporter: there still isn't any service to most of manhattan south of 34th street because of power outages. and there are also few trains heading outside manhattan, including brooklyn. getting the transit system up and running isn't easy. there are 468 new york city subway stations and more than 600 miles of track to inspect. and before workers can test electrical systems, they must clean up debris and pump out all water. this is one of the subway stations that is open, but you can see things are hardly back to normal. there's almost no one on the platform. normally at this time, it would be bustling. but it was gridlock outside the city today. traffic was backed up for miles at some bridges and tunnels coming into manhattan, despite emergency rules requiring at least three people in a car to enter manhattan. hobblin
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
telemundo. >>> despuÉs de la super tormenta, manhattan vive 2 realidades distintas. mientras que el sur de la isla sufre directamente las escuelas del fenÓmeno natural. el norte sigue adelante con su rutina, sin mayores preocupaciones. diego arias, con los Últimos detalles sobre este tema, adelante. >>> asÍ es josÉ, tÚ lo has dicho, y me encuentro en el sur de manhattan, hace unas horas, las autoridades, tuvieron que evacuar el hospital. uno de los importantes de la ciudad de new york. uno 400 pacientes, mÁs de 400 pacientes tuvieron que ser evacuados, por una inminente falla en los generadores. estos pacientes, en los que hay 42 presos y enfermos psiquiÁtricos, han sido trasladados a otros hospitales de la zona, y a otros hospitales de otros estados. este es el tercer hospital donde esto sucede. y es que, esto pasa porque aquÍ en el sur de manhattan, las cosas siguen bastante difÍciles, no hay electricidad, los semÁforos no funcionan. cosa distinta a lo que ocurre en el norte. >>> lentamente manhattan trata de volver a la normalidad. el servicio de transporte sigue suspendido y
Nov 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
is essentially cut in half. we have some service running between the bronx and manhattan and queens and manhattan. that's terminating midtown. the rest of the lines operating in brooklyn and southern queens are terminating in downtown brooklyn. to get people across the east river, we normally have six tunnels underneath the six rivers that are -- service the subway lines. right now we're limited to operating buses over the manhattan and the brooklyn bridges and so instead of six tunnels, we have buses over three bridges. we're working hard to get those tunnels back up. >> eliot: tell us what you can, we all understand the tunnels got flooded. a lot of people don't appreciate when the tunnels are filled with water, it is not easy -- you don't just pull a plug and have them drain out. what's involved in getting the water out of the tunnels. when we say they're flooded does it mean there are two feet or they're flooded from the sort of the roadway that you would ride on if you were driving through them or if the subway
Nov 1, 2012 1:00am PDT
, which got hit harder than anybody. the state of flork, particularly lower manhattan and long island. we're very concerned about some situations in connecticut as well, and we're still monitoring west virginia where there are heavy snows in some inaccessible areas. those areas are bearing the brunt of this storm. we have been able to stage commodities, water, power generators, ambulances in some cases, food, medical supplies, emergency supplies, and over 2,000 personnel on the ground right now. their job now that we're moving out of the search and rescue faze, is that they're going out and talking to individual communities to they know how to get the help they need. >> the governor spent the rest of the day doing storm response with president obama. as you can see, this is a shoreline district fronting the new york harbor. i know this has been a difficult past couple days, what kind of damage are you seeing in your district? >> it's all kinds of damage. i mentioned union beach to you. three or four blocks from the bay, the storm surge came in and the waves were pounding on top of the hou
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Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the shortages are ridiculous. >> yi, -- yeah, shep, this on the far west side of midtown manhattan is one of the few gas stations that is still open anywhere in the city. you can see the tanker there, that is the third time it has been here today since we have been here for the last 8 hours or so to actually fill up. so people keep coming. and take a look ought his or her at the lines. people have been waiting in line, one and a half, two hours all day. new york's finest nypd here to keep order because as you can imagine in these situations where they are waiting block after block after block of this avenue in new york, tempers do sometimes flair. but mayor bloomberg said today that relief is on the way. listen. some the gas stations aren't open because they don't have electricity. and the pumps need electricity to run. that hopefully in the next couple of days will be accommodated and once mass transit comes back, you have a lot fewer cars trying to buy gasoline. >> among these we saw filling up here today was some of the new york firefighters who are doing their very best to help the ma
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
directly across the hudson river from manhattan. it is small, but it's got 50,000 people in it. you can see hoboken clearly from the west side of new york city. and as of last night, the mayor told us, there were as many as 20,000 people, of the population 50,000 people in the city, there were as many as 20,000 people still stranded in deep, impassable, and increasingly polluted floodwaters. the national guard did get to some of those people, starting late last night and into today. we'll have more about that very dramatic situation in just a moment. the national guard also arrived this morning in moonachie, new jersey, where the storm surge swamped the town very, very quickly. people in all sorts of housing in moonachie were caught unaware and trapped, but particularly folks in mobile homes had a very difficult time there. members of the national guard also rushed to the assistance today of new york city' bellevue hospital, which has been running on generators ever since the lower half of manhattan lost power monday night, when sandy came ashore. 17 million gallons of water flooded bellevu
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